Bufo valentinensis Estes and Tihen 1964 (toad)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Bufonidae

Full reference: R. Estes and J. A. Tihen. 1964. Lower vertebrates from the Valentine Formation of Nebraska. American Midland Naturalist 72(2):453-472

Belongs to Bufo according to R. Estes and J. A. Tihen 1964

See also Holman 1973, Holman and Sullivan 1981 and Parmley 1992

Sister taxa: Bufo americanus, Bufo arenarius, Bufo defensor, Bufo hibbardi, Bufo holmani, Bufo kuhrei, Bufo linquensis, Bufo marinus, Bufo melanostictus, Bufo pliocompactilis, Bufo praevius, Bufo serratus, Bufo terrestris, Bufo tiheni, Bufo viridis, Bufo woodhousei

Type specimen: U.N.S.M. No.61019, a partial skull (right frontoparietal). Its type locality is Norden Bridge Quarry, which is in a Barstovian channel sandstone in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (6: Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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